shikubeth:

One of the most interesting reads I’ve read in a long time! So cool and insiteful!

Originally posted on The Bloggess:

So...yeah.  Right now there’s a lot of talk about a tumblr called WomenAgainstFeminism.  It’s just pictures of some women holding up handwritten signs entitled “I don’t need feminism because...”  Some of the reasons they give for not needing feminism almost seem like a parody (“How the fuck am I suppose to open jars and lift heavy things without my husband?”) and some (“I don’t need to grow out my body hair to prove I’m equal to men”) just make me wonder where in the world they got their definition of feminism.

At first I considered starting my own “I Don’t Need _____ Because” tumblr with people holding equally baffling signs.  Signs like:

I don’t need books because YOU KNOW WHO WROTE BOOKS?  HITLER.  HITLER WROTE A BOOK.  NO THANK YOU, NAZIS.

I don’t need money BECAUSE I HAVE A CHECKBOOK, ASSHOLE.

I don’t need air because LOTS OF IT…

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and I wish—

Posted: July 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

shikubeth:

This is definitely worth a read!

Originally posted on traveling back here:

For the flow of tears to find another river to fill,
than that of mine own

Such is the wish.
How can one want so much,
and yet, when it comes to a single tender touch,
the willing of all else matters not.
For to feel the caress upon my cheek, tenderly,
it is then only to this, my wish is sought.
All else matters naught.

Though I feel the thunder within my ears of mine heart beating
the pulse traverses to passions unto its own.
Another wash of tears bear down the river for mine is the ears that can only hear
a wish, a singular hope,
matching the rhythm of a thousand drums piercing mine very own soul.
What can it take, for what must be the toll…

and I wish upon the very voice singing within my pulse,
beating, flowing and pounding at my hopes

How I…

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CAMAY AWAY

Posted: July 18, 2014 in Blog share

CAMAY AWAY.

shikubeth:

I need to really read these books seriously!

Originally posted on 101 Books:

Between Tolkien’s immense novel and Peter Jackson’s incredible adaptation, The Lord of the Rings has more interesting little tidbits than every novel I’ve read from the list combined.

I found this exhaustive list of “facts you never knew” on Empire Online, so I thought I’d share 10 of my favorites with you.

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 i Patriot

Posted: June 25, 2014 in Uncategorized
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Do you know what it is to fight for your own?

We claim to be patriots but why would you die for your country?

Why put on an amour when you know you’re going to die?

 

I think being a PATRIOT is for one, loving yourself and everything you hold dear.

It is being loyal to you and to some extent selfish.

It is not wanting anyone to do anything wrong by you; like if someone else litters your compound and you’re very sure it wasn’t you, you declare war on that person and make sure they never do it again.

It (Patriotism) is wanting everything good for you and striving to achieve that and nothing less.

 

If we were really patriotic we would then rise above ourselves to achieve more for our country for our sake and not just to kick away the enemy, but to make sure you send them away in a way that they wouldn’t dare come back or even plot against us.

To be patriotic means you would die for what you know and feel and see is just for your country for your sake.

It is being stupid in the eyes of others but right in your own country’s eyes because the country is yours and you are your country.

 

So I write these, to let you know that I love me and I am my country.

 

 

Originally posted on Kangai Mwiti:

For the past three months I’ve been spending time with the kids and staff of Cheryl’s Children’s Home. This was meant to be a ten-week graduation requirement, but it has become more than that to me.

At first I was scared witless since I really did not know what to expect. My first day there was spent taking over a class of 40 three and four year-olds and teaching them numbers, some ABC’s and generally trying to get them to concentrate. They were high off of their Ujimix breakfast (I’ve tried that stuff and it packs a rather mean punch) and they were totally excited that they had a new, albeit inexperienced teacher. There weren’t enough pencils to go around since most of the kids wanted the cooler, rarer and more suave blue pencils that had an eraser on one end. The traditional red-and-black ones had their ends chewed off…

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shikubeth:

COOl work!

Originally posted on For The Win:

italyBrazilian artist and graphic designer Cristiano Siqueira has designed a World Cup-themed poster for each of the tournament’s 32 participating nations and the first ones that we’ve seen are absolutely awesome. ESPN debuted eight of the portraits Friday, with the rest to be revealed in the weeks leading up to the tournament. So far they are keeping the U.S. one under wraps, but here are some of the ones that were just released.

Argentina

argentina

Belgium

belgium

Portugal
portugal

Ivory Coast
ivorycoast

France
france

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Finding my Voice…

Posted: May 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

So I went to the Finding Voice exhibition by Maina Boniface and Michael Musyoka and I had a wonderful time. I went on the day of cocktail opening where we were graced by the presence of the Venezuelan Ambassador. I am grateful that William made it possible for the exhibition to be held and the artists did not disappoint. I will share the photos from that day hoping this will get to someone who will be interested in their work. This happened at the Little Art Gallery at the Village Market Kenya.

The first is the exhibition poster.

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The next is Maina and Musyoka with H.E. the ambassador of Venezuela.

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Now I will share a few painting photos.

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So after this is the selfies and groupies and random photos.

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This is all for now.

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Image  —  Posted: May 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

Originally posted on Nairobi Now :: arts, culture and events:

E3 by Sarabi Band
Date: May 2, 2014
Venue: Alliance Française
Time: 7 pm
Tickets: Kshs 500 advance & Kshs 800 at the Gate

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